AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect was being sought Saturday after a Maricopa County Sheriff's Office deputy was found injured at a sheriff's substation, a MCSO spokeswoman said.
The deputy was hospitalized in critical condition and a multi-agency manhunt for the suspect was underway, Sgt. Monica Bretado said in a brief statement.
The statement said no additional information was available and it wasn't immediately known how the deputy was injured or exactly where the deputy was found No suspect description was released.
The substation is located in Avondale, a Phoenix suburb.
Crime scene tape was strung up in an area near the sheriff's substation and a MCSO SUV was seen being loaded onto a flatbed tow truck, reported.